OK friends,since being on the blogosphere (which has only been for less than 1 year) I am intrigued” perhaps at times a little astounded” by the number of blogs and books about emulating the French style of dressing (OK, before you go off the deep end, let me explain). During the nineteenth century Paris, that had became the centre of a powerful national school of painting and sculpture, culminating in the dazzling innovations of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, also began to develop a powerful and versatile French School of Graphic Design that was informed by the experiments in other fields of visual art, creating an stunning positive feedback loop.
Deep down, I feel that my activity as an artistic mediator in product design is not very different from the role of a museum director or even a filmmaker—putting together and organizing talents in different fields to get to a result, which is not a mass-produced product in the traditional sense, but a product that’s trying to speak to the masses in a new sense, like a well-made film.
Paris had already gave birth to the Art Nouveau style (1895-1910) which was the first expression of French School of graphic design, characterized by naturalistic sensuous lines derived from vegetative curves with willowy leaves, subtle light, feminine figures with curly hair, fluent dresses and attitudes, twisting waves and evanescent smoke.
These Italian design storage units are made of plywood covered in smoothed ash-wood or lacquered mdf, they can be customized with three different colours: white, black and red, three shades which can easily adapt to every kind of environment or furniture piece already present in the house.
An interior design blog by Patricia Gray an award winning interior designer, furniture designer and artist from Vancouver who has who has created personalized environments for celebrities such as John Travolta and is published in numerous magazines including Architectural Digest.